Visual Journalism : A Guide for New Media Professionals / Edition 1

Visual Journalism : A Guide for New Media Professionals / Edition 1

by Christopher R. Harris, Paul Martin Lester
     
 

Discusses important topics in the growing visual communication field. It is the first book to combine all of the information necessary to start anyone on a successful visual communication career.

This book examines the historical context of visual journalism while providing insights into modern-day applications of media processes critical to the new media

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Overview

Discusses important topics in the growing visual communication field. It is the first book to combine all of the information necessary to start anyone on a successful visual communication career.

This book examines the historical context of visual journalism while providing insights into modern-day applications of media processes critical to the new media professional. It consolidates information from various sectors of graphics arts, and provides practical insight into the changing world of visual communications. Coverage of visual literacy, ethical considerations, reporting, writing, typography and graphic design is provided. The reader also receives important information on internet research, and is of value to anyone asked to create and use visual messages - including graphics, photography, Web design, typography, audio, and video.

Anyone currently working in, or interested in building a career Visual Journalism, Visual Reporting, Photojournalism, Web Design, Multimedia, and Graphics & Design.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
2900205322595
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
12/28/2001
Edition description:
New Edition

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction: Digital Convergence and the Age of the Visual Journalist1
Sect. 1Using Visuals
Ch. 1Visual Journalism: Past, Present, and Future11
Ch. 2A Visual Literacy Primer27
Ch. 3An Ethical Approach45
Sect. 2Using Photography
Ch. 4Technical Considerations63
Ch. 5Documentary Assignments87
Ch. 6Manipulated Assignments109
Sect. 3Using Words
Ch. 7Reporting135
Ch. 8Writing151
Sect. 4Using Design
Ch. 9Typography165
Ch. 10Graphic Design179
Ch. 11Information Graphics205
Sect. 5Using Motion
Ch. 12Visual Motion225
Ch. 13Audio and Motion243
Ch. 14Interactive Multimedia265
Sect. 5Using Computers
Ch. 15Internet Research283
Ch. 16Computer Applications299
Conclusion: Visual Journalism Awaits You321
Bibliography327
Index335

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